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2017 Industry Guide: Monsanto focuses on empowering farmers to feed growing population

Monsanto is a global agriculture company focused on empowering farmers to feed a growing population. Read More...
July 05 at 7:00 am
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Retrial sought for man found guilty of killing DHS student

The attorney for Javon Wells, the 23-year old New Sarpy man found guilty last month of the 2016 murder of Destrehan High School student Kendall Williams Jr., is seeking a retrial for her client. Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Destrehan child loves growing and eating her own food

Sydney Lorio can't always reach the highest cucumber or tomato vines growing vertically in her backyard garden, but that doesn't stop her from getting her daddy to help harvest her treasures.Read More...
July 05 at 6:00 am
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Boutte teen turning tragic secret into way to help self, others

Alexus Brennan was struggling in her troubled life when her mother became determined to get her daughter a project that might ease her despair - and she found it.Read More...
July 05 at 5:00 am
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Developer pulls out of Cypress View project

Under opposition from Hahnville residents, the Lafayette developer who proposed the 200-lot Cypress View subdivision has withdrawn the project.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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2017 Industry Guide: Port of South Louisiana touts link between agriculture, infrastructure

In an opinion editorial in a national publication, World Trade Center of New Orleans CEO Caitlin Cain and Port of South Louisiana Executive Director Paul Aucoin explain that, for Louisiana, there may be no more critical economic issues than agriculture and infrastructure and hope that both U.S. legislators and the Trump administration come to support infrastructure improvements, especially that of the Mississippi River, the nationís most vital shipping channel.Read More...
July 05 at 4:00 am
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4th of July will rock with Bucktown All-Stars, fireworks

The Bucktown All-Stars and an array of colorful fireworks will highlight St. Charles Parishís Independence Day celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday (July 3) at the West Bank Bridge Park.Read More...
June 30 at 9:35 am
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Luling man arrested in connection with St. Rose double shooting

A Luling man has been arrested and charged with one count of principal to second-degree murder and one count of principal to attempted homicide in connection with the June 23 double shooting in St. Rose.Read More...
June 29 at 1:39 pm
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Former player plans battle between HHS, DHS alumni

Destrehan High School alumnus Tim Molton fondly remembers the battles between his Wildcats and their archrival Hahnville Tigers during his time with the team, and he seems to have brainstormed a way to add to the tradition of that annual throwdown.Read More...
June 28 at 8:07 am
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Rock scavenger hunt draws over 3,000

As Stephanie Comardelle Parria was dealing with a difficult time in her life, she began to look for different forms of inspiration in her day-to-day life. Read More...
June 28 at 7:00 am
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HHS senior is beating the odds on syndrome with insatiable hunger

When Michael White was born, he felt like a ragdoll when held or what doctors describe as a "floppy baby."Read More...
June 28 at 6:00 am
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Luling expansion clears way for up to 23 businesses

In the latest expansion announced in St. Charles Parish, the Planning Commission unanimously approved a 23-lot second phase for the Esperanza Business Park in Luling.Read More...
June 28 at 6:00 am
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Riding club grows to over 450 members in last year

Those stepping outside of their Willowdale homes on Wednesday evenings may just see the night light up as a team of bicyclists race through - and see many of their neighbors, among those cyclists, getting fit along the way.Read More...
June 28 at 5:00 am
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Historic upgrades begin at Destrehan Plantation

When Austin Vicknair displayed newly completed shutters for Destrehan Plantation, he was holding the equivalent of a history book.Read More...
June 28 at 5:00 am
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Small-town girl's dream business gets national growth

Celeste Austin says the "small town Luling girl" fueled her uptown idea that's become her dream job as a luxury leather handbag designer in her own company called SavvyRoot.Read More...
June 28 at 3:00 am
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One man shot to death, second man injured in St. Rose shooting

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of a man shortly after 7 p.m. Friday (June 23) in St. Rose.Read More...
June 24 at 4:00 am
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Luling Elementary named among 3 schools statewide for Donít Quit! Fitness winners
Luling Elementary named among 3 schools statewide for Donít Quit! Fitness winners
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Luling Elementary School was among three schools announced to receive a $100,000 fitness center.